Laziness Quotes, Sayings about being lazy
Comfort should be conserved for when we need it most. Indulging in it makes it less valuable, and makes us less valuable.
A young man idle, an old man needy.
- English Proverb
If a man will not work, he shall not eat.
Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
- Jules Renard
The only menace is inertia.
- St. John Perse
Sloth is the key to poverty.
Laziness will cause you pain.
- Arnis Jitsu
Efficiency is intelligent laziness.
- David Dunham
By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
A loafer always has the correct time.
- Kin Hubbard
I slip from workaholic to bum real easy.
- Matthew Broderick
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
I’m barely prolific and incredibly lazy.
- Tom Petty
He has a head that is for rent unfurnished.
Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.
- Kin Hubbard
The lazy are always wanting to do something.
It is easier to mend neglect than to quicken love.
- Saint Jerome
People who throw kisses are mighty hopelessly lazy.
- Bob Hope
Procrastination is suicide on the installment plan.
Towards evening the lazy person begins to get busy.
- German Proverb
That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.
Some men are so lazy they won’t even feed themselves.
There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps.
- Herbert Prochnov
That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing.
What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.
- Bodie Thoene
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
- Miguel Cervantes
Oh, if only I did nothing simply as a result of laziness.
- Feodor Mikhailovich
Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
- Benjamin Franklin
The lazy man gets round the sun as quickly as the busy one.
- R.t. Wombat
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
- Anne Frank
My only hobby is laziness, which naturally rules out all others.
- Granni Nazzano
He also who is slack in his work is brother to him who destroys.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
- Charlie McCarthy
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
- Ambrose Bierce
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
- Karl Marx
Idleness and lack of occupation tend nay are dragged towards evil.
We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.
- Milton Friedman
Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.
- Floyd Dell
Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind.
- Henry Ford
The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
- Napoleon Hill